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Judge Releasing Most of 25 Baltimore Correctional Officers Indicted, Accused of Excessive Force and Corruption

Twenty-five Baltimore correctional officers were indicted Tuesday with allegations of assaulting and threatening detainees in a state-run jail, tampering with evidence and falsifying correctional documents. Baltimore City Circuit Court Judge Jennifer Friedman released most of them Wednesday, pending their trial. Baltimore City State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby’s office secured these 25…

Baltimore Ends Prosecuting Marijuana Cases

Marilyn Mosby, the state’s attorney for Baltimore, said on Tuesday that she would stop prosecuting marijuana possession cases regardless of quantity or prior criminal record. Mosby also urged state legislators to support a bill allowing her to vacate almost 5,000 criminal convictions, including corrupt police cases. “For far too long,…

Baltimore Cops Allegedly Faked Evidence Again

New body cam footage has emerged that shows police officers in Baltimore working together to plant evidence at a supposed crime scene, according to the Baltimore Office of the Public Defender (OPD). The clip comes out just weeks after a different video was released showing a different group of officers…

Murder Trial for Freddie Gray Officer Begins Today

The trial involving the most serious charges filed in connection to Freddie Gray’s death begins today. Officer Caesar R. Goodson Jr., who drove the police wagon that transported Gray, faces charges including second-degree depraved heart murder. During pretrial motions on Monday, Goodson opted to be tried by a judge rather…

#BlackLivesMatter Activist DeRay Mckesson in Baltimore’s Mayoral Race

By Sheryl Estrada DeRay Mckesson during an appearance on Comedy Central’s “The Daily Show.” Minutes before the deadline to file for Baltimore mayoral candidacy lastWednesdaynight, popular Black rights activist DeRay Mckessonjumped into the race. Mckesson, 30, became the 13th and final candidate for the Democratic nomination in the April 26…

First Freddie Gray Trial Begins

The first of the six long-awaited trials in the Freddie Gray case began in Baltimore on Wednesday morning, with opening statements made by both the prosecution and the defense by the afternoon. The jurors, selected from a pool of 150, are five Black women, three Black men, three white women…

Judge Rules Freddie Gray Trials To Remain in Baltimore

By Sheryl Estrada Photo by Shutterstock Baltimore Circuit Court Judge Barry Williams denied the request of defense attorneys on Thursday morning to change the venue for thetrials of the six police officers charged in the death of Freddie Gray. Their fates will be determined in Baltimore. Lawyers for the officers…

Baltimore Calls On Feds To Help End Violence Streak

In light of the record-breaking violence Baltimore has seen over the past several months, the city has enlisted the help of the federal government to assist the police in restoring order. For two months, the city will receive help from 10 additional agents, hailing from the Federal Bureau of Investigation;…

Marilyn Mosby Asked To Investigate Other Police-Related Deaths

Baltimore City State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby has garnered nationwide attention following her decision to file charges against the six police officers involved in Freddie Gray’s death. And now she is being called on to give the same attention to other police-involved killings that previously went dismissed. At a City Hall…

LEO Press And FOX Affiliate Attempt To Smear Mosby

When Marilyn Mosby on May 1 announced the charges being filed against the police officers considered responsible for the death of Freddie Gray, she also gave insight into her family. She revealed that she comes from five generations of law enforcement, and expressed that “Law enforcement is pretty much instilled…